WiFi: Download and Install eduroam CAT on an iOS Device

If you have tried connecting to WiFi and are still having connectivity issues, downloading eduroam CAT (Configuration Assistant Tool) can generally resolve this. This article covers instructions on how to install eduroam CAT on an iOS device. 

Table of Contents

Downloading eduroam CAT

  1. Forget or delete any listed eduroam network on your device. 
  2. Go to eduroam CAT
  3. Tap Click here to download your eduroam installer.
    cat.eduroam.org website. 'Click here to download your eduroam installer' button is highlighted.
  4. Find and select University of Minnesota from the list of Organisations.
    List of participating institutions compatible with eduroam. University of Minnesota is highlighted.
  5. Tap Apple iOS mobile devices
    eduroam CAT website. "Apple iOS Devices" button is highlighted.
  6. Select Allow on the window asking for permission to download a configuration profile.
    Permission to download the configuration profile pop-up. "The website is trying to download a configuration profile. Do you want to allow this? Ignore | Allow" The Allow button is highlighted
    A window will pop up saying "Profile Downloaded."
  7. Click Close.

Installing the Configuration Profile

  1. Open your device's Settings kb0025212-settings-app-ios-20191107.PNGx app. 
  2. Open General.
    • Scroll down and select Profile.
    • Choose the eduroam configuration profile. 
  3. Select Install.
    Eduroam configuration profile in the Profile Settings of the iOS device. The "Install" option highlighted
    • Enter your device's password if prompted
  4. Select Next on the Consent page.
    Partial view of the Consent page with various terms of use listed. The Next option is highlighted.
    A warning message about installing the "AddTrust External CA Root" certificate appears.
    Unmanaged Root Certificate Warning page. The Install button is highlighted
  5. Select Install
  6. Enter your full University of Minnesota email address when prompted for a username.
    Partial view of the Enter Username page with a sample full University of Minnesota email address entered.
  7. Tap Next.
  8. Enter your password.
    Partial view of the Enter Password page with dots filled in the password field.The Next button highlighted.
    You will now see a page that says Profile Installed.
  9. Tap Next
  10. Tap Done
    The final 'Profile Installed'page in the device's Settings with the Done button highlighted

If you are still having difficulty or would like further assistance connecting to eduroam, please contact Technology Help.